Jonnie Jacobs is the author of twelve novels, most recently, The Next Victim. Jonnie has two series-the Kali O'Brien novels of legal suspense and the
Kate Austen suburban mysteries, along with one stand alone book, The Only
She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a law degree from UC's Boalt Hall School of Law. In addition, she holds graduate degrees in English, from the University of Michigan, and in counseling, from California State University.
She is an active member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and has served on the Edgar awards committee. She is a frequent lecturer on both the craft of writing and the world of mystery fiction. A former practicing attorney, she lives near San Francisco with her husband and now writes full time.
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